Applied Career Fundamentals for Advanced Manufacturing Certificate

The Applied Career Fundamentals for Advanced Manufacturing Certificate will prepare the student to enter the workforce in an entry level position. It is designed for the student who seeks immediate employment. This program covers basic skill needs identified by NH Manufacturing Industry Representatives, including English Language (grammar and spelling), communication (written and verbal), reading, business communication, basic computer skills, math, interpersonal skills, MS Applications (Word, Excel), team work, basic problem solving skills, reading, and comprehension. Employers are looking to hire those who have these employer endorsed competencies for entry-level positions. Courses/credit awarded in the Applied Career Fundamentals for Advanced Manufacturing Certificate may count towards a degree program at Great Bay Community College. The colleges of CCSNH will agree to accept in transfer all 6 common core courses and the 2 elective courses that make up the certificate where applicable, through an articulation agreement.


This program includes work in a manufacturing lab and requires participants to physically perform functions that require the following:

  • Normal vision for reading instructions and for performing tasks, including inspecting parts for quality (corrective vision is acceptable).
  • Mobility and strength for performing tasks that require reaching, walking, standing, and safely lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to hear sounds of equipment, for equipment operation and safety.
  • Ability to wear a dust mask for extended periods of time.
  • Complete an application to the program
  • Provide proof of high school completion or equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years or older.


Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
BUS110 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
ENGL110 College Composition I 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
ENGL210 Oral Communications 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
CIS110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
Classroom 2, Lab 2, Total 3
MATH150 College Algebra 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
PHYS135 College Physics I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
ACM109 Essentials of Composites Manufacturing 2 3 3
Classroom 2, Lab 3, Total 3
ACM114 Essentials of Applied Math & Measurement for Manufacturing 1 2 2
Classroom 1, Lab 2, Total 2
Total Credits 26

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